Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to The Spectacles,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. V: Tales - part 04 (1902), pp. 324-325


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[page 324:]

THE SPECTACLES.

(SENT TO HORNE, APRIL, 1844.) BROADWAY JOURNAL, II. 20.

The text follows Broadway Journal.

Griswold shows several verbal variations, and a good many others in punctuation and spelling.

Variations of Griswold from the text.

Page 177 l. 7 the (, the) l. 12 make (make,) page 178 l. 3 [B. J. has believing] l. 3 pride; ( —) l. 5 bye (by) l. 8 wife, (—) l. 9 , was (—) l. 22 that (, that) l. 27 nine tenth (nine-tenth) l. 33 weakness, (o. c.) page 179 l. 15 night, (o. c.) l. 16 theatre (cap.) l. 34 stage (stage,) page 180 l. 2 — no (;) l. 4 seems (, seems) l. 17 [aërienne] (äerienne) page 182 l. 16 own; (,) l. 17 , and (;) l. 18 [, had] [B. J. , had] l. 19 [even] even, [B. J] l. 21 , and (—) l. 26 no! (— no! —) l. 31 no (— no) l. 31 did (cap.) l. 34 be! (?) page 183 l. 2 her (her,) l. 6 and (—) l. 9 ; I (—) l. 11 ; with ( —) l. 15 good: (;) l. 20 , with (o. c.) l. 25 — this (:) l. 29 or (or,) page 185 l. 34 behaviour (behavior) page 186 l. 20 bill (bil) l. 22 profound (i.) page 187 l. 2 and — (o. d.) l. 24 , upon (o. c.) l. 27 one (one,) page 188 l. 4 sir; (:) page 189 l. 25 recognized (recognised) page 191 l. 2 idolized (idolised) l. 16 de (the) l. 18 Hélas! (Hélas?) l. 19 [Eugénie] (o. a.) l. 26 sympathizing ( sympathising) page 192 l. 1 everything (everything) l. 10 hurry, — (.) page 193 l. 2 valêt (o. a.) l. 22 na├»veté (näiveté) l. 23 — All (o. d.) 1 28 connexions (connections) page 194 l. 5 , of (o. c.) page 195 l. 1 rivetted (riveted) l. 20 instance (instance,) page 197 l. 22 [fioriture] (fiorituri) l. 25 [giunge] (guinge) l. 29 when, (o. c.) page 198 l. 22 — upon my (o. d.) l. 33 by (by,) page 199 l. 27 Eugénie (Eugenie) l. 28 it (, it) l. 29 ami (amie) l. 29 she said (said she) l. 30 [Eugénie] (usually Eugenie) (so throughout) l. 32 [by] B. J. (by,) page 200 l. 26 [page 325:] [B. J. has sacrifise] page 201 l. 3 [soirée] (soirèe) l. 34 and (o.) page 202 l. 9 and (, and) l. 9 sate (sat) l. 16 , at (o. c.) l. 17 she (she,) l. 28 (B. J. has sacrifise) l. 33 ever (o. c.) page 203 l. 28 were (and were) l. 29 — And (o. d.) page 204 l. 29 Moissart. (?) l. 31 Moissart, (o.) page 205 l. 2 all; — (;) l. 4 name? — (?) l. 6 [Mademoiselle] (Madamoiselle) l. 6 , too (o. c.) l. 15 and, (o. c.) l. 31 [Stéphanie] (o. a.) l. 31 Napoléon (o. a.) page 206 l. 3 ; and (:) l. 17 and” (and) l. 20 [Napoléon] (Napolean) l. 24 hav n’t (hav’nt) l. 26 (B. J. has Eugènie) page 207 l. 1 un (en) l. 11 [Stéphanie] (o. a.) l. 16 , and (o. c.) l. 18 — The (o. d.) page 208 l. 4 , much (o. c.) l. 18 ; and (and) l. 31 [Stéphanie] (o. a.) page 209 l. 8 — He (o. d.) l. 12 and, (o. c.) l. 20 [Stéphanie] (o. a.).

 


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Notes:

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